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Golden Onion Days to include a wide variety of events

Aug 30, 2016 09:40AM
Payson City’s 2016 Golden Onion Days celebration will be held Sept. 1-5. A wide variety of activities and events are planned throughout the week including concerts, sports contests, a carnival, talent shows and a grand parade.

The schedule is as follows. For more information about individual events, visit www.paysonutah.org.

Thursday, Sept. 1

Mountain View Hospital presents Collin Raye in concert at the Peteetneet Amphitheater at 6 p.m. (seating opens at 5 p.m.)

Payson Community Theater, “Into the Woods,” 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 2

Hitman Monster Truck Rides, 10 a.m.  to dusk

Basketball tournament, 2:30 p.m.

City of Fun Carnival & Boutique ’n’ Food in the Park, 4-11 p.m.

Basketball 3-Point Games (sixth to eighth grade boys and girls), 6 p.m.

Football game, Payson High vs. Morgan High, 6 p.m.

The Hypno Hick, 6:15 p.m.

Payson Community Theater, “Into the Woods,” 7:30 p.m.

Fireworks, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 3

Mt. Nebo Marathon & Half Marathon, 6:30 a.m.

Bill Pike Memorial Men’s Softball Tournament, all day

Basketball Tournament, 11th-12th grade boys and girls, 9 a.m.

Miss Payson’s Gold Medal Mile, 8 a.m.

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, 8 a.m.

Firefighters Open House, 9 a.m.-noon

Children’s Parade, 9 a.m.

Hitman Monster Truck Rides, 10 a.m.  to dusk

Children’s Talent Show, 10:30 a.m.

City of Fun Carnival & Boutique ’n’ Food in the Park, noon to 11 p.m.

Lawn Mower Racing, noon to 3 p.m.

Golden Onion & Dutch Oven Cook-Offs, noon

Payson High School Talent Show, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Payson Community Theater, “Into the Woods,” 2 p.m.

Teen Talent Show, 2:30 p.m.

Soap Box Derby, 3 p.m.

Adult Talent Show, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Basketball 3-Point Contest, high school ages, 4 p.m.

Band, Midlife Crisis, 6 p.m.

Basketball 3-Point Contest, adults, 6 p.m.

Payson Community Theater, “Into the Woods,” 7:30 p.m.

Onion Jam Dance, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 4

Joe Coffee & Espresso Bar Open Mic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

City of Fun Carnival & Boutique ’n’ Food in the Park, 4 to 11 p.m.

Flower & Art Show/Biggest Onion Public Viewing, 2 to 6 p.m.

Fireside, 6:30 p.m.

Payson Band Concert, 8 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 5

5K & 10K Races, 7 a.m.

Chorale Breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m.

Flag Raising Ceremony, 8 a.m.

Friends of Payson Library Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grand Parade, 10 a.m.

Hitman Monster Truck Rides, 10 a.m.  to dusk

City of Fun Carnival & Boutique ’n’ Food in the Park, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Car Show, noon

Flower & Art Show/Biggest Onion Public Viewing, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Payson Band Concert, 12:30 p.m.

Children’s Carnival, 1 to 3 p.m.

Payson’s Biggest Onion Awards, 1:30 p.m.

Entertainment in the Park, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Payson Community Theater, “Into the Woods,” 2 & 7:30 p.m.

Badminton Tournament, 7:30 to 10 p.m.